hemlock tree

Definitions of hemlock tree

n an evergreen tree

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Canadian hemlock, Tsuga canadensis, eastern hemlock, spruce pine
common forest tree of the eastern United States and Canada; used especially for pulpwood
Carolina hemlock, Tsuga caroliniana
medium-sized evergreen of southeastern United States having spreading branches and widely diverging cone scales
Tsuga mertensiana, black hemlock, mountain hemlock
large evergreen of western United States; wood much harder than Canadian hemlock
Pacific hemlock, Tsuga heterophylla, west coast hemlock, western hemlock
tall evergreen of western North America; commercially important timber tree
Type of:
conifer, coniferous tree
any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones

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